Nutritional Therapy and Cardiovascular Health

The BIG IDEAS for cardiovascular health from a Nutritional Therapy perspective-  Heart disease is a result of over consumption of processed foods The health of the heart reflects the health of the body.  Always address the foundations. Inflammation is a significant cause of the most common form of heart disease.   DIET: Heart disease is a processed foods disease. Properly prepared whole grains provide naturally occurring B1 and B4 Cold-pressed oils, raw nuts and raw seeds provide the essential...
Nutritional Therapy and the Immune System

Nutritional Therapy and the Immune System

The big ideas of the Immune System and Nutritional Therapy… Always begin with the foundations first.  Healthy digestion is key to healthy immunity.   To improve immune function, strengthen the defenses and remove the stressors. To resolve food intolerances- address the true allergies along with the sensitivities.     DIET: The most common food allergens include gluten, soy, corn, peanuts, nitrates, dairy, eggs, tree nuts and fish/shellfish. DIGESTION:   the HCL in our stomach...
Nutritional Therapy and Hormone Health

Nutritional Therapy and Hormone Health

The big ideas of endocrine health- or hormones from a Nutritional Therapy perspective are… The endocrine is a system of complex relationships.  Always support the WHOLE as well as the PARTS. Respect the endocrine individuality of each client. Always address the foundations first. ...
Nutritional Therapy: HYDRATION

Nutritional Therapy: HYDRATION

The big ideas of hydration from a Nutritional Therapy perspective… Water is the most common nutritional deficiency in our American population.   our bodies are 55-60% water electrolytes are often needed for proper absorption you can go 8 days without food but only days without water! water can’t be stored- it is essential to hydrate. drink half your body weight in ounces of clean water per day to stay hydrated add an additional 12-16 ounces for every 8-12 ounces of diuretics...
Nutritional Therapy BIG IDEAS for Mineral Balance

Nutritional Therapy BIG IDEAS for Mineral Balance

The big ideas for mineral balance from a nutritional therapy perspective are… Calcium is a game of co-factors.  Almost everyone gets enough calcium, they are missing the co-factors that allow the body to absorb/use it. Systemic pH:  calcium is needed to keep the blood pH in balance.  Calcium is taken out of the bone when the blood pH is too acidic (osteoclastic activity).  Calcium is taken out of the blood when it become too alkaline and stored back in the tissues (osteoblastic activity)...
Nutritional Therapy:  Essential Fatty Acids

Nutritional Therapy: Essential Fatty Acids

The BIG IDEAS of Essential Fatty Acids for Nutritional Therapy:  Healthy fatty acid deficiency is an epidemic:  leading to… Musco-skeletal skin depression endocrine cardiovascular immune allergies Inflammation can be effectively managed via nutritional therapy therefore reducing healing time....